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Corvette Milestone 1.5 million built

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FOR RELEASE: 2009-06-10 Chevrolet builds 1,500,000th Corvette
Pricing also announced for the 2010 Corvette Grand Sport




1,500,000th Corvette images
Corvette Grand Sport images


DETROIT - At the June meeting of the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association, Karen Rafferty, Chevrolet Product Marketing Director, today announced the recent production of the 1,500,000th Corvette at GM Bowling Green Assembly.
"The 1.5 millionth Corvette is a great example of how Chevy is America's Brand," Rafferty said. "For nearly 60 years we have built America's Sports Car and this milestone is a solid proof point."
The 1.5 millionth Corvette, built on May 28, is a white convertible 3LT with red interior and black top (similar to the first, 500,000th and 1 millionth Corvettes built in 1953, 1977 and 1992 respectively). The first Corvette rolled off the assembly line on June 30, 1953.
Rafferty also announced pricing of the all-new 2010 Corvette Grand Sport. Pricing for the Grand Sport coupe is $55,720 and GS convertible is $59,530. Both prices include a $950 destination freight charge.
"The Corvette Grand Sport achieves a 0 - 60 time in less than four seconds, pulls 1.0g on the skid pad and still boasts an impressive 26 highway mpg," Rafferty said. "These numbers are unmatched by any of Corvette's competitors."
Pictures of the Corvette Grand Sport and the 1.5 millionth Corvette can be found here:
- Corvette Grand Sport
- 1.5 millionth Corvette






 

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I hope we will get 60 more years of the Corvette. Hope they bring back the X. :patriot:
 

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